Nigeria: Niger and Chad Army recover city seized by Boko Haram

The Nigerien and Chadian army launched an offensive against Boko Haram in Nigeria and retook the city of Damasak (northeast) in the hands of the Islamists who controlled it since November, Chadian security sources said this Monday. 200 Boko Haram fighters were killed in the...

Shipwreck in coast of Libya leaves more than 200 dead immigrants

More than 200 migrants have disappeared in the shipwreck of two boats on the coast of Libya, according to nine survivors rescued by Italian coastguards, said this Wednesday several international organizations. “There are nine, safe and sound after four days at sea. The...

Proposal for mass expulsion of immigrants in Spain worries the UN

The United Nations warned on Tuesday to Spain that the proposal of the ruling party, Partido Popular (PP), of massively expel illegal immigrants who jump the border fence could end in a violation of international law. “UNHCR (High Commissioner for Human Rights) are...

Gaza receives humanitarian assistance after the ceasefire

The Gaza Strip began to receive humanitarian aid and consumer products this Thursday, after being devastated by 50 days of war that came to an end on Tuesday night. Today, Kerem Shalom had a long line of trucks loaded with commodities for Gaza shops, and others from the UN agency...

UN estimates that more than 191,000 people were killed in Syria

The UN reported on Friday that more than 191,000 people died in Syria’s war since its beginning in 2011, which represents “more than double” of the balance of a year ago. The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights recorded 191.369 documented cases of people who died in...